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Gorham Silver 1831-1981

Carpenter, Charles H.

Published by NY: Dodd Mead, 1982, 1982
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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xii, 332 pp, illust 8 colorplates and 295 b/w, 40 photos of marks and photos of 313 flatware patterns for identification, Gorham source material, appendices, bibliog, index. The 150 year history of the Gorham Company with principal emphasis on the period 1831-1915. A survey of objects made by the company. Studies the styles and stylistic currents of the time and gives an account of how the objects were made, and the social forces influencing the making and using the wares. An aid for identification with sections on patterns and marks in the appendices. Invaluable to the collector, dealer, curator, auctioneer, appraiser, art historian. This is the original, scarce publication and is signed by the author. NF book in price clipped dj with minor edge tears. Bookseller Inventory # 208

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Title: Gorham Silver 1831-1981

Publisher: NY: Dodd Mead, 1982

Publication Date: 1982

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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